Posted by: tranquilpc | March 10, 2009

The BBS2

The very popular Tranquil BBS2 (Base Bones Server) – simple clean lines, and uncluttered access to your Hard Drives




Many have asked – so here are the answers :

YES – the AC/DC Power Supply IS INCLUDED
YES – those neat alloy tool-less HDD carriers ARE INCLUDED


  • 5x Tool less HDD bays
  • Near silent operation
  • Low Power consumption
  • High quality design and construction
  • Slave module option* (via eSATA cord) with 5x HDDs
  • 3 year warranty



Unit dimensions
213 (W) x 221 (D) x 195 (H) – incl feet

Unit construction
Enamelled steel (typically >70% recycled materials)

CPU cooling
Internal CPU and chipset aluminium heat sink (fan less)

64 bit ready Intel Atom 330 (2×1.6GHz) Dual Core

1x DDR2 533/667MHz (up to 2GB) (not user upgradeable)

5x bays – none installed – all HDDs are installed without the need for tools

Colour options
Satin Black

Front panel
Power switch

Rear panel
12V DC power in / 4x USB2.0 / 10/100/1000 LAN / eSATA* (with Port Multiplier). Desk Lock

Base unit (nett) 5Kg

Packing box
310 (W) x 320 (D) x 290 (H) (external)

Power supply
Universal (50/60Hz – 110/240V) External AC/DC with country specific power cord

HDD support
1 – 5x 3.5” HDD supported (SATA2) – subject to your choice of RAID controller :
4x RAID + 1x Non RAID    or        3x RAID + 1x eSATA RAID + 2x Non RAID

Working temp
Maximum 44’C ambient


HDD Cooling
Hot swap 8cm Fan, with optimised speed / acoustic control

Mounting options

Power consumption
29W (base unit, with 1x HDD)

No OS – Main board + RAID controller drivers included.


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